Chowhound Mission, May 1, 1945, Food Drop: Planes were loaded with the 10-in-one rations. Even so they carried the full complement of gunners and loaded guns because they were still not sure how sincere the Germans were in their promises not to shoot
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The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
|Born||Farmersville, Texas||1 August 1906|
|Died||24 March 1984|
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Who's Who in the Eighth Air Force and/or Biographical Directory Command & Staff Officers Eighth Air Force 1942-45, Warrior General by Jack Allday; Snetterton Falcons, pg 153, 254